ESSEX Police are investigating an incident on Canvey this afternoon.

A number of police cars have been seen in Stevens Close and on the High Street with the police helicopter circling overheard.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "Police are investigating after suspected stolen property and drugs were discovered at an address on Stevens Close, Canvey."

Police are still on the scene, with passersby reporting seeing five police cars in the area.

More to follow.